Archive Press Releases


January to December 2012



December  2012

Constitution of committee for review of formation of ICFRE    updated: 28.12.2012

New batch of 2012-14 IFS Probationers Trainees interacted with the officers of ICFRE on 27th Dec., 2012    updated: 28.12.2012

ICFRE to felicitate Chairman of  HESCO Padamshri Sh. Anil Joshi on 01st Jan., 2013    updated: 28.12.2012

Ultrasonic method to detect central hollowness in Trees    updated: 24.12.2012

Training Programme on Climate Change concluded successfully at ICFRE, Dehradun   updated: 24.12.2012

FRI sets up first cytogenetic lab    updated: 21.12.2012

Hindi Workshop hosted  at ICFRE, Dehra Dun    updated: 20.12.2012

Silviculture, Forestry training for Eco-Task Force begins at FRI, Dehra Dun    updated: 20.12.2012

Medical Scheme for ICFRE pensioners.    updated: 20.12.2012

Training Programme on " Climate Change, Forest Ecosystem and Biodiversity: Vulnerabilities and Adaptation Strategies" for Scientists and Technologists working in the Government sector on 17-21 December, 2012 at ICFRE, Dehradun.    updated: 19.12.2012

Short Term Training Course on Classification and Grading of Timber on 17-21 December, 2012 at ICFRE, Dehradun    updated: 19.12.2012

Interaction of DG, ICFRE with Forest Officers and Scientists of the IWST, Bangalore    updated: 17.12.2012

DG, ICFRE inaugurates the  Tree Growers' Meet at Coimbatore    updated: 17.12.2012

ICFRE prepared Environment management Plan for Iron and mines in Karnataka    updated: 17.12.2012

DG, ICFRE visit to IFGTB Field Research Station at Gudalur    updated: 14.12.2012

ICFRE : Fountainhead of Scientific Forestry    updated: 13.12.2012

DG, ICFRE held a meeting with  Chief Secretary, Govt. of Tripura along with senior officers of ICFRE    updated: 06.12.2012

Dr.  Rashmi, Scientist, FRI receives  'Innovator Award of the year'    updated: 05.12.2012

ICFRE  chief offers ASI help in protection of monuments    updated: 04.12.2012

November  2012

Dr. V.K. Bahuguna, DG, ICFRE  Reviews Research, Extension priorities of Tripura    updated: 30.11.2012

Dr. V.K. Bahuguna, DG, ICFRE  made a presentation on role of Fringe Forests in providing the food & water security for the country    updated: 23.11.2012

DG, ICFRE  released the Mission Document "Changing Frontiers of Research Programme in ICFRE based on XIII RPC 2012"    updated: 21.11.2012

ICFRE to setup Biotech Centre in Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh     updated: 20.11.2012

DST Sponsored five days training programme climate change and carbon mitigation for Scientist s begins at ICFRE  on 19th November, 2012    updated: 20.11.2012

Indian Military Academy wins '1st DG, ICFRE Golf Cup'  on 17th November, 2012    updated: 19.11.2012

USFS, ICFRE to collaborate for capacity building in REDD Plus on 13th November, 2012    updated: 14.11.2012

Two days training workshop on REDD Plus for the IFS Officers at ICFRE, Dehra Dun on 7 & 8th November, 2012    updated: 08.11.2012

ICFRE  accredited by UN as certification body for Clean Development Mechanism Projects    updated: 08.11.2012

ICFRE Souvenir Prerna shop became a hit among the foreign delegates of  IPC-2012    updated: 06.11.2012

24th Session of IPC-2012 concludes with election of new Executive Committee    updated: 06.11.2012

Recommendation made to rename IPC    updated: 02.11.2012

 Environmental application of poplars discussed at IPC session at FRI    updated: 01.11.2012

October  2012

 Poplar growers from Haryan, Punjab attend IPC Stakeholders' meet at FRI    updated: 30.10.2012

 Seminar on International Poplar Commission 2012 begins at Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun on 29th October, 2012    updated: 29.10.2012

 A five day short term training course on "Finger jointing for efficient wood utilization" held at FRI concluded on 19th October, 2012    updated: 26.10.2012

 Release of Books by Hon'ble Minister of State, Govt. of India and DG, ICFRE on 20/10/2012    updated: 20.10.2012

DG, ICFRE chaired the session on Climate Change and Biodiversity Conservation and Adaptation sponsored by GEF at COP-11, Hyderabad on 17/10/2012    updated: 20.10.2012

Director IWST, Bangalore meeting with concerned official and people representative in connection with information on Influence of mining in Tumkur District of Karnatakae    updated: 17.10.2012

Report on solid waste (dry and wet) management at IWST, Bangalore    updated: 16.10.2012

Visit of Hon'able Chief Minister of Punjab at FRI on 13th October, 2012    updated: 14.10.2012

Foundation stone of Foresters' Memorial laid by  Governor of Uttarakhand on 3rd October, 2012   updated: 05.10.2012

September  2012

Dr. V.K Bahuguna, DG ICFRE, Dehra Dun chaired a session on "Strengthening forestry in land use decisions" at the COFO-2012 Meet at FAO, Rome on 25th September, 2012   updated: 27.09.2012

Dr. V.K Bahuguna, DG ICFRE, Dehra Dun visit  at Hyderabad on 12 September, 2012   updated: 24.09.2012

Dr. V.K Bahuguna, DG ICFRE, to chair session in FAO (Food & Agriculture Organization, United Nations) meeting at Rome    updated: 21.09.2012

Dr. V.K Bahuguna, DG ICFRE, visit to Sher-E-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology from 13-16, September, 2012    updated: 19.09.2012

Dr. V.K Bahuguna, DG ICFRE, Dehra Dun Address to the Civil Service Probationers at Hyderabad on 12 September, 2012    updated: 19.09.2012

Celebration of Hindi Week from 7 September, 2012 to 14 September, 2012 at ICFRE   updated: 19.09.2012

Forest Research Institute, Dehra Dun celebrated Himalayan Day on 9th September, 2012   updated: 10.09.2012

ICFRE & Chinese Academy to Collaborate in Forestry Research   updated: 04.09.2012

 Dr. V.K. Bahuguna, DG ICFRE, Dehra Dun elected as Vice-Chairman of Asia Pacific Association of Forestry Research Institution   updated: 03.09.2012

August  2012

 DG ICFRE, Dehra Dun presents cheque to Chief Minister for Uttarkashi Disaster Victims   updated: 23.08.2012

 Celebration of 66th Independence Day at ICFRE, Dehra Dun   updated: 17.08.2012

 ICFRE, Dehra Dun  contribution to flood relief in Uttarkashi      updated: 17.08.2012

 wife of Hon'ble Governor of Chhattisgarh  visited Prerna Souvenir Shop at FRI, DehraDun   updated 14.08.2012

Seminar on 'Livelihood Opportunities in Fringe Forests: Research and Management Prospective' on 10th August, 2012   updated 13.08.2012

Delegation of US AID New Delhi and from US Forest Service (USFS) visited ICFRE on 9th August, 2012   updated 13.08.2012

Visit of Former Director of BARC, Principal Scientific Advisor to Govt. of India and Chairman of the Scientific  Advisory Committee to the Cabinet to FRI on 7th August, 2012

Inauguration of Web Portal of Non-Timber Forest Products by Hon'ble Governor of Chhattisgarh  on 09th Aug,2012

Meeting of DG, ICFRE with CM of Uttarakhand

JULY   2012

 Visit of Dr. V. K. Bahuguna, Director General, ICFRE at TFRI, Jabalpur on 31.07.2012    updated: 02.08.2012

Visit of Secretary, Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India  to the Woods Museum cum Interpretation Centre at IWST, Bangalore on 27.07.2012    updated: 01.08.2012 

ICFRE to impart Training to African Researchers    updated: 24.07.2012 

ICFRE recommends Fruit Plantations to tackle monkey menace across India    updated: 20.07.2012 

Interactive Workshop on 'Findings of Baseline Study and Monitoring and Evaluation Framework' under SLEM Project at FRI, Dehra Dun on 16-17 July, 2012      updated: 17.07.2012 

Meeting held on Rehabilitation Plan for Mines at FRI, Dehra Dun  updated: 09.07.2012 

Research activities undertaken by Wood Biodegradation Centre (Marine), of Institute of Wood Science & Technology, Vishakhapatnam  updated: 09.07.2012 

Inaugural function of Souvenir Shop at FRI, Dehra Dun on 3rd July, 2012  updated: 04.07.2012

JUNE   2012

Six days training programme on Scientific Bee-keeping at ICFRE, Dehra Dun from 26th June to 1st July, 2012  updated: 29.06.2012

IFGTB Faculty in International Consortium  updated: 19.06.2012

Give tribals the right to forests  updated: 19.06.2012

Seminar on healthy soil: healthy life on the occasion of world day to combat desertification in ICFRE, Dehra Dun on 17th June, 2012   updated: 18.06.2012

ICFRE, Dehra Dun  to hold one day Seminar on healthy soils on 17th June, 2012   updated: 18.06.2012

Director General, ICFRE meets Chief Minister of Jharkhand   updated: 07.06.2012

Director General, ICFRE Re-designated some posts of IFS Officers and Scientists in ICFRE   updated: 06.06.2012

Forest body to help market medicinal herbs for tribals   updated: 04.06.2012

Visit to IFP, Ranchi & Foundation Stone of 'Interpretation Center of Lead Garden' laid at Lalgutwa by DG, ICFRE on 31st May, 2012   updated: 01.06.2012

MAY   2012

ICFRE organized a Hindi Training and Workshop on 11th May, 2012   updated: 08.06.2012

ICFRE declines the proposal of Jal Vidhyut Nigam for EIA on Bhagirathi and Alaknanda River Basin   updated: 28.05.2012

Chairman of SEBI, UTI & IDBI was talk on "Bridging the gap between Performance & Potential" on 22nd, May 2012   updated: 28.05.2012

ICFRE / FRI organizes Kavya Gosthi  on 22nd, May 2012   updated: 23.05.2012

International Biodiversity Day celebrates on 22nd, May 2012   updated: 23.05.2012

ICFRE to study Environmental Impact of Hydro Power Projects on Yamuna on 21st, May 2012   updated: 23.05.2012

Director General, ICFRE gets 'Uttarakhand Ratna' award through 31st Annual Ceremony of  AICOI on 13th, May 2012   updated: 14.05.2012

Senior Forest Officers of 1962-64 Batch of Indian Forest College visited FRI, Dehra Dun on 8th, May 2012   updated: 10.05.2012

Visit of Dr. V. K. Bahuguna, DG, ICFRE to Sweden & USA to explore the possibilities of Forestry Research Issues  updated: 07.05.2012

Dr. P.P. Bhojvaid takes over the charge of Director, FRI on 2nd May, 2012   updated: 03.05.2012

APRIL   2012

USAID to Collaborate with ICFRE on Research Programme   updated: 16.04.2012

ICFRE Plans Strategy on Biodiversity Research   updated: 16.04.2012

ICFRE initiates Self Health Group for welfare of poor   updated: 02.04.2012

MARCH   2012

11th Annual Games & Sports Meet of FRI University, 22nd March 2012   updated: 23.03.2012

ICFRE Data Centre utilized as Uttarakhand State Data Centre    updated: 16.03.2012

Sh. Jasbir Singh takes charge of Administrative Officer in DG Office, ICFRE    updated: 05.03.2012

Revision of National Working Plan Code, 2-3 March, 2012    updated: 05.03.2012

Delegation of  SAARC Forestry Centre visit ICFRE, Dehra Dun on 01st March, 2012    updated: 02.03.2012


ICFRE, Dehra Dun organized Tree Growers mela at IFGTB, Coimbatore on 23-24 Feb. 2012  updated: 27.02.2012

Press Conference of DG ICFRE at FRI  updated: 18-02-2012

ICFRE Organized XIII Research Policy Committee (RPC) Meeting, 14-17 Feb. 2012    updated:  16.02.2012

Two days training workshop for IFS Officers on REDD Plus  updated:   14.02.2012

FRI'S Conservation work at Cambodia  updated:   13.02.2012

Women Scientists have greater role to play in Climate Change Mitigation  updated:   13.02.2012

DST Sponsored training programme for women scientists on Climate Change and Carbon Mitigation, 6-10 Feb. 2012  updated:   7.02.2012

JANUARY   2012

Appointments of new DDGs/Director for ICFRE and Vice Chancellor for FRI University   updated:   16.01.2012

Fungal disease management by HFRI revives deodar trees   updated:   12.01.2012

Illegal mining in State ruined farming - IWST, Bangalore   updated:   12.01.2012

ICFRE initiative to suit stakeholders   updated:   02.01.2012